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Balfour Beatty Interview Questions

Interviews at Balfour Beatty

109 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Leasing Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Eustis, VA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Balfour Beatty (Fort Eustis, VA) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Scheduled mgr. was not avail. She said hello. I interviewed with another. She was very nice.
    Office was clean, everyone was happy or appeared to be. I felt i would be a great fit to this environment. Interview was easy and i felt went well. Including the phone interview days prior.
    No feedback as to why i was not selected, but suspect salary was not near what i needed.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work for us?
      Where do you see yourself in 5 years? (typical)   2 Answers

  2.  

    Finance Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Job List comes out every week for Internal candidates and if not successful at filling it via Internal candidates, Apply via recruiter, firt interview with recruiter x1, followed by Co. HR interview along with Sr. Finance person at the Finance Dept seeking to fill the position.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the difference Finance Manager, Finance Director and Chief finance Officer?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Did not have one as the salary was fixed, times and location was fixed.

  3.  

    Engineering Tech Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Goldsboro, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Balfour Beatty (Goldsboro, NC) in March 2014.

    Interview

    Telephone interview with VP of agency then scheduled a face to face with president of agency and technical director. Sat down and talked then took a tour of facilities.

    Interview Questions


  4.  

    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Penn State University, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Balfour Beatty (Penn State University, PA).

    Interview

    A series of interviews, in which was an individualized interview one on one. Based on the performance or candidate's potential, the first interview would lead to a second interview. However, this was with two interviewers and a little more in depth. Overall very productive and effective.

    Interview Questions


  5.  

    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Balfour Beatty.

    Interview

    Was brought into the backroom and interviewed by the chief estimater whome I never worked for. He was very coordial but didn't seem to know much about the operations side of the business. I think I was originally being brought in for one position but was a better fit for another.

    Interview Questions

    • Typical questions about experience, etc. Nothing crazy or out of left field   Answer Question

  6.  

    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Balfour Beatty (Raleigh, NC) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Interview went very well with quick follow up! I came out with a great understanding of the company values and structure. We discussed what the company needed and I told them what I could offer.

    Interview Questions


  7.  

    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stillwater, OK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Balfour Beatty (Stillwater, OK) in March 2013.

    Interview

    When I first interviewed with Balfour it was for an intern position. The two interviewers were very relaxed and made the interview seem more like we were just having a conversation. They asked the typical questions like, why I wanted to be in construction. After the interview they gave me some free stuff like most companies do that are hiring interns. It took close to a month before I heard back from there HR department. That what the only thing throughout the whole process that was a little disappointing. I have heard that is the average wait time but I was anxious to hear back since I assumed my interview went so well. I did not have an interview for my full time employment they just offered me after my internship.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us a situation you have encountered where there was a conflict that involved you at work and how you handled it?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There wasn't much of one because they beat all of my other offers. I still told them that I wanted more time to think because of other offers and they accepted that willingly.

  8.  

    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Balfour Beatty (Fort Lauderdale, FL) in November 2015.

    Interview

    Very extensive process that took multiple days the group I interviewed with ended up basically all being gone once i actually started which was very disappointing and made me question the decision immediately

    Interview Questions


  9.  

    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Balfour Beatty (San Jose, CA) in February 2019.

    Interview

    Relatively informal. Sit-down interview in the project-site office. All B.B. employees on that project came into the room and had copies of my resume. Very typical questions, though nothing about salary for obvious reasons. Really dug into my related experience, and they asked me some straight-forward and text-book questions. They asked about other projects by B.B. that I might be more interested in. (To be clear, I have not received a formal offer, but my recruiter seems confident that I landed the role. It's been 9 days since the interview).

    Interview Questions

    • "Name a time you faced a challenge"
      "Name a time you made a mistake"
      "How were you punished?"
      "Read this plan-sheet, tell me what you see." (interview presented structural plan page in order to test my knowledge)
      "Why did you choose B.B."   1 Answer

  10.  

    Finance Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Balfour Beatty.

    Interview

    Apply online, they call to set up an interview, you go, you get the job, you hate you went!
    The Management ask illegal questions , State and federal laws make discrimination based on certain protected categories, such as national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, disabilities, arrest and conviction record, military discharge status, race, gender, or pregnancy status, illegal


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